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Raiding

The act or practice of an investor or a group of investors buying a majority stake or a significant minority stake in a publicly-traded company such that it can dismiss current managers and replace them with handpicked successors. Raiding often occurs when the company's share price has recently fallen significantly. It is less commonly called venture arbitrage. See also: Hostile takeover, Greenmail.

raiding

An attempt to purchase a sufficient number of shares of a company's stock through a tender offer so that control of the target's operations can be taken away from its current management. Also called venture arbitrage.
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"Because I said: you begin with corporate raids. People died not for someone's hostile takeovers with mandate of the General Prosecutor's Office.
The parliamentarians also made a decision to legitimize the Interim Government led by Roza Otunbaeva.In their decree the parliamentarians said that the Interim Government is recognized as a supreme body of executive power until government is formed.In their decree the parliamentarians ordered the Interim Government to take immediate actions to stabilize the socio-political situation in the country, to ensure protection of public order, to suppress corporate raids and property redistribution.The parliamentarians made a decision about break in work of the Parliament until 20 May 2010 given that the building of the Parliament was seriously damaged.
For Justice Movement leader Alikbek Shekshkulov urged to stop corporate raids ongoing in the country now in his statement released yesterday.
Azimbek Beknazarov asked the judges to probe into corpora raid facts."At the present moment, we have information about 100 facts of corporate raids," he said.
Azimbek Beknazarov asked the judges to probe into corpora raid facts.\"At the present moment, we have information about 100 facts of corporate raids,\" he said.

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